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WaterBalls unveiled ahead of World Water Day

WaterStep CEO Mark Hogg WaterStep CEO Mark Hogg

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Inhonor of the upcoming World Water Day on March 22 a new product to improveaccess to water in impoverished nations was unveiled in Louisville.

WaterStep unveiled 30 ofits newly designed product called WaterBalls on Friday. The WaterBalls aredesigned for harsh terrain and can be rolled allowing people to carry up tofive time more water than they can travel with using conventional methods.

The WaterBalls that havealready been completed will be shipped to Kenya and Ethiopia.

WaterStep CEO Mark Hoggsaid, "We're going to put those strategically in the areas that we havepartners in. Those partners that are on the ground with the people they'reworking with will be able to identify the number of Water balls that are mostneeded in that area."

WaterStep said it willkeep making them and working to get them into the right hands.

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